Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan711 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 178 Dongbei Street, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, 215001
- Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 512-67510286
- Ticket Price: 70 CNY
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Garden, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Exhibition , Unesco Site
The most famous of all the classical gardens in Suzhou, this one covers an area of 52,000 square metres and is the largest of its kind. A UNESCO world heritage site, it was originally built in early 16th century. Created upon the old relics of a resident and a temple, huge halls, natural landscapes, man-made pavilions, small forests, hills, rock formations and water bodies add to the gigantic beauty.
It is also a site of many floral exhibitions like Azalea festival and lotus festival in the recent years.
Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan Travel Tips
- Includes a lot of walking; wear comfortable shoes.
Entrance Ticket Details For Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan
- Ticket prices for January, February, March, June, November and December: CNY 70.
- Ticket prices for April, May, July, August, September and October: CNY 90.
How to Reach Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan
- Bus no. 40 or 313
- Seven Cafe
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86.71% of people who visit Suzhou include Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan in their plan
07 AM - 08 AM
78.64% of people start their Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan visit around 07 AM - 08 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan
53.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan
Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan Reviews & Ratings
The Humble Administrator's Garden (拙政園) is the largest, finest and most beautiful garden in south China. This famous garden was built in Suzhou (蘇州) in Ming Dynasty (明朝). The designer use spaces planning and incorporated both natural and man-made materials to present various but elegant views that visitor need to discover with mind. I strong recommend to hire a tour guide to lead you into this beautiful world and explain those astonish designs. It is better to put 3-4 hours in the itinerary to enjoy the garden. An important thing need to be mentioned: There are lots of cheaters selling the fake ticket in very cheap price. Don't be fraud. The true ticket is sold only in the official entrance.
Beautiful. These areas get busy during peak times, so finding a quiet spot for a photo or reflection is extra special. Visit with someone who knows the stories of the gardens. In China a lot of the gardens were lost in gambling or bets by someone's son. The wealth doesn't last more than 3 generations because China evolves so often and has been around for so long. This leads to so much architectural variety across the gardens.
Although seemingly small in terms of location, the garden is one of the best in China. And a lot of effort is required to go through the entire place. Using some advising is recommended as the garden contains many hidden stories which won't be known unless a tour guide is around. Usually not so packed during weekdays except in busy season which would be summer breaks especially.
Good lily pads and garden environment to walk around; popular but not a ton of benches or other ways to be interactive.
I read there that over 3000 people a day can walk through those doors. A fabulous place to visit, a very long history and well worth the time, it was stinking hot when I attended, maybe consider this if you are not local, I would of given a 5* but I am not impressed with huge crowds and people spitting. The area surrounding is also worth exploring but take a hat and water.